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samuraj77

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Tiger I Ausf E early Italeri 1/35 - Totally off-topic
« on: December 08, 2009, 12:41:54 AM »
Model is initial Tiger version, with little conversion made to represent Pzkpfw VI Tiger I Ausf E early used in Das Reich unit durring the Kursk Battle.

Model:  Italeri 286  Pzkpfw VI Tiger I Ausf E (Tp) 1/35
Converted to: Pzkpfw VI Tiger I Ausf E early

List of coversion and improvements:
- Front mud guards scratchbuilt using plastic sheet and aluminium foil and streached sprue
- The Feifel air cleaners modified using epoxy putty and wire, air cleaners holders made of thin aluminium sheet
- Smoke canister holders and smoke canisters scratchbuilt from plastic and thin aluminium sheet
- Lights instalation made of wire, lights placed on correct spot
- Mesh placed on engine covering, mesh and its frame are scratchbuilt using aluminium foil and some mesh from cosmetic package
- Plastic handles on engine cover replaced eith wires
- Turret escape hatch modified and placed
- exhaust protectors replaced
- Sidescirts are photoetched parts

Few photos durring the build

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painting and applying varnish ....

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And finally all done



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Re: Tiger I Ausf E early Italeri 1/35 - Totally off-topic
« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2009, 02:14:25 AM »
Totally off topic and absolute nice build!!!

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Re: Tiger I Ausf E early Italeri 1/35 - Totally off-topic
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2010, 09:10:52 PM »
Totally ON topic now...
Nice build!

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Re: Tiger I Ausf E early Italeri 1/35 - Totally off-topic
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2010, 12:32:35 AM »
I remember this one :-love Magnificent work Samuraj77 :-obey